A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA
A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA

Young South Koreans turn on China as Hong Kong, coronavirus weigh on minds

  • A recent Pew Research survey found South Korea stood apart as the only country where youth were more negative towards China than their elders
  • Beijing’s Covid-19 response and the Hong Kong protests are seen as key factors, but some say the influence of Western media has also played a part

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA
A protester on the streets of Hong Kong. Many South Koreans see a parallel to the country’s democracy movement of the 1980s. Photo: DPA
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